Thursday, July 11, 7:45pm: Irik Nathanson, “Downtown St. Paul” Presentation & Book Signing at Waldmann’s Brewery, 445 Smith Ave N. Reservations requested: rchs.com; 651-222-0701.
Sunday, July 14, 2:30-4 pm: James Blase, “Keep it for Your Children: Theodore Roosevelt’s 1903 Western Trip.” Presentation & Book Signing at Landmark Center, 75 5th St W. Reservations requested. Free and open to all.
Wednesday, July 17, 6pm: Natalie Heneghan, “Noticing the New Deal: Parks & Playgrounds Walking Tour.” Reservations required. $8/RCHS & Preservation Alliance of Minnesota members, $10 General Public. The tour begins at East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St., St. Paul, for a discussion about New Deal projects in Minnesota. Learn why parks, trails, and recreation were priorities for the New Deal. Speaker & guide Natalie Heneghan is the Minnesota Associate for the Living New Deal, a project to map New Deal sites all over the country.
Thursday, July 18, 7pm: Greg Gaut, “Reinventing the People’s Library.” Presentation & Book Signing at East Side Freedom Library. No reservations needed. Free and open to all.